Added to Creative Stoke, 30th July 2010Posted: July 30, 2010
The £1m Staffordshire Community Wellbeing Fund will give grants of £250,000 this year — to help small, local grassroots voluntary and community groups to help vulnerable adult groups. These groups can include: older people; adults with physical or sensory disabilities / long-term conditions; adults with mental health needs; adults with a learning disability.
Your editor suggests there may be an opportunity here for local artists to approach local community groups, with a view to making a funding application? Funding applications will be welcome from 1st September to 30th November 2010, and the full details are available at the website.
EUCLID has announces a series of afternoon seminars, giving information about funding available from the European Union for ‘cultural diversity’ projects. The nearest sessions to North Staffordshire are: Birmingham CBSO (21st October 2010, 1.30pm to 4.30pm); or Manchester Cornerhouse (26th October 2010, 1.30pm to 4.30pm). The seminars cost £82 per person (£72 if booked before 31st August 2010).
Jobs: The West Midlands Office of the Arts Council requires a Relationship Manager : Visual Arts, and a part-time Relationship Manager : Engagement & Participation. More details at the website. Application deadline: 9th August 2010.
North Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent Funding Fair is set for 6th October 2010 (10am – 3pm) at the Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Hanley in Stoke-on-Trent. Newcastle Community & Voluntary Support, Staffordshire Moorlands Community & Voluntary Services, Voluntary Action Stoke-on-Trent, Saltbox Christian Centre, and Stoke-on-Trent City Council will all be on hand to give an opportunity…
“to organisations in the North Staffordshire region to meet external funders and learn about funding opportunities. The free event is open to anyone from North Staffordshire, working in the voluntary and community sector, schools, social / community enterprises or is looking for funding.”
For further details contact: Helen Anderson at Saltbox: firstname.lastname@example.org